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the state of wisconsin, also pat houston, whitney houston's sister-in-law and manager and jeopardy champion ken jennings written a new book. it's tuesday, december 4th, "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome everybody, you're watching "starting point." we're honored this morning to have the former british prime minister tony blair with us as our guest. he's going to be weighing in as a number of topics. we're going to talk about the fiscal cliff, we're going to talk about the global economy. we're going to talk about the civil war in syria. we'll talk about the royal baby coming soon. first we want to get right to zoraida sambolin for an update on the day's top stories. >> soledad, the fiscal cliff debacle, with 28 days remaining before drastic tax hikes and spending cuts take effect, a republican spending plan has been rejected by the white house. brianna keilar is live from washington. what now, brianna? >> well, right now it's about the pressure building and the clock kicking, zoraida. as house republicans in the white house try to ultimately broker a deal between two very differ
last so many years. >> barbara star to the pentagon. to houston now, where 88-year-old former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care, treated for an elevated feeter. he appreciates the outpouring of support he received from around the world, but not planning on going anywhere soon. miguel marquez joins us from houston. what did his people say? put the harps away? >> yeah, that is from his current chief of staff, gene becker. put the harps away, not going anywhere. look, is he -- he is sick, but not critical is what i can gather from what folks are saying on the ground in houston. he is 88 years old. in the hospital a little over a month. fought a bronchiol infection. it has taken its toll. and going into icu got everyone excited. but doctors wanted him there just to keep track of how he is doing. monitoring him more minutely. the family wanting to keep a tight lid on information. some family members coming in. dorothy, george w. wish, number 43, maybe jeb bush rushing to the bed side. the family wants everyone to know that they thank them for their concern, but they hope s
. >>> george h.w. bush, forced to spend christmas day in a houston hospital. he was treated to a special holiday meal. 88 years old. been in the hospital for more than a month with a lingering cough. doctors are cautiously optimistic for a full recovery for the president. >>> before heading back to d.c., president obama and the first lady michelle obama kept up a christmas tradition. visiting marines at a base in hawaii, thanking them for their service. >> the greatest honor i have as president is being commander in chief and the reason it's an honor is because not only do we have the finest military in the world, but we also have the finest fighting men and women in the world. >> mrs. obama and their daughters will not be cutting their vacation short. they will stay in hawaii. >> good for them. >>> l.a., the best record in the nba. no, not the lakers. the clippers! look at billy crystal. they won their franchise record. he's court side a lot apparently. a record 14th game in a row on christmas night. beating the nuggets, a score of 112-1000, 22-6 on the year. earlier in the day, in the
, people in houston have been talking about a strange fireball seen streaking through the morning sky. was it falling space junction or maybe a ufo? probably not. nasa's bill cook says it was a meteor, most likely a fragment from an asteroid belt. while cook says it was not associated with the geminid meteor showers, which are expected to peak on december 13th and 14th. as the x-files say, the trullingt truth is out there, soledad. >> and it's a meteor rushing toward earth. >> near earth. >> i feel better about that. >>> we thought that politics would have ended maybe with the election season. no, that was not to be. we've got the looming fiscal cliff, unrest overseas in egypt and syria. lots to talk about with politics to the macks. get it? that's my new title. wrapping up their time in office is husband and wife team connie mack of california and representative mary mack of florida. senator bob corker on sunday seemed to be setting a conciliatory tone between republicans, saying, yes, maybe in fact these tax hikes for the wealthy will go through. let's play a little bit of what he s
, whitney houston was number one for us. >> we have a list of all of them. >> when you look across all of them, people is such an important thing for us. we're very curious about all these interesting stories of all these people of the whitney houston story, so many people had such a connection to her, that one took the top for that reason. also on the list of searches, jeremy lin was number five for us. the linsanity, you'll remember that from earlier in the year. he was the biggest athlete search of the year. and the two big events for google searches, we had the election. that was a big thing. people looking for information about the candidates. and you also had superstorm sandy, people looking for information about the storm and the aftermath. >> in those cases, a little bit of a public service, at least with the storm. that's interesting. imagine something like what happened with whitney houston, a very intense search for a period of time, and then it tapers off. are there certain categories of search that are just more popular overall? >> i definitely think people and celebrities
with just two pills. >>> top stories this morning. what started as a minor traffic stop in houston ended with a veteran decorated police officer dead. investigators say officer jim are norman just pulled over a suspect of a traffic offense when he was shot. norman apparently didn't even have time to draw his gun. a business owner who ran out to see what was going on what is also shot and killed. other officers shot and wounded the 21-year-old suspect. he's expected to survive and face murder charges. >>> and later today egypt is expected to finally officially announce the results of a vote on its new constitution which was drafted by a muslim-dominated assembly. preliminary unofficial results from the muslim brotherhood show 64% approve the charter. an opposition count had a similar count. an opposition party soaksman said they already filed several cases in administrative courts to challenge the vote. >>> and it's a rocket that hovers like a helicopter. take a look at this video. it may blow your mind. the company's spacek launching a successful test flight of its grasshopper rocket. th
of the top stories. >>> former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care in a houston hospital with an elevated fever. he is on a liquid diet an his condition is listed as guarded. his spokesman quotes him as saying i'm determined not to be dprumpy with all of this. >>> toyota has agreed to pay up in a major way, $1.1 billion to settle a class action suit over sudden acceleration issues. under the deal toyota will install a brake override system in effective cars. it will also set up a fund of $250 million for former toyota owners who sold their cars from september of 2009 through all of 2010. that money would compensate owners for their car's reduced value because of bad publicity. also toyota's attorneys say a separate fund of $250 million will be set up to compensate current owners whose cars aren't eligible for the brake override system. >>> late senator daniel inouye's successor will be sworn in later today. hawaii governor kneel abercrombie appointed his lieutenant governor, brian schatz to fill the seat. a white house official says he's actually flying to d.c. with presi
of the houston texans. the patriots have won 20 straight home games in the month of december. thank you, tom brady. >>> cory booker the popular mayor of newark, new jersey, may have tipped his hand on the job he may want next. here's what he told "the huffington post." >> when i campaign for myself next year as a gubernatorial candidate or for another gubernatorial candidate should i decide not to run. >> i guess he hedged it a little bit. here's what mayor booker said about new jersey governor chris christie who already said he's running for re-election. >> christie is vulnerable and i think as it should be because there's a lot of issues in our state he is not falling in line with from women's issues, environmental issues. >> booker may consider a run for the senate. he set about a two-week deadline. >> oh for god's sakes he's running for something. he's running for governor or maybe not. >> i think he's going to run for the senate. >> really? >> if you look at the polls there, he wins the primary hands down, even against frank lautenberg and he wins the senate seat. why would he take on c
of engineers down in houston, texas, working for texas instruments. today the government would say you give us a battery with this kind of energy density or solar cell with this degree of efficiency, and we'll buy it, whether it comes from general electric or three guys in the garage and we'll pull you down the learning curve. we'll pull you down. >> obviously -- >> the united states is still the creator innovations, all of the innovations have come from here the last 20 years? >> i think the united states remains a continuing leader at the frontier of innovation, but there are others that are catching up. >> the book is called "doing capitalism in the innovation economy." bill, nice to have you. we'd love to have you back. anybody who likes to throw it down with our friend will cain. >> i look forward to it. >> it's done and done. you heard him say yes. we have to take a break. still ahead this morning, we'll be talking about north korea launching that satellite into orbit. we're hearing there are problems, they may have lost control. >>> genetic testing on your baby, is it a smart cautionary
h.w. bush is expected to be home sometime before christmas. he's been in a houston hospital for three weeks recovering from a stubborn bout of bronchitis, 88 years old the oldest living former president. >>> thursday night football, the stumbling bumbling philadelphia eagles, they fumbled the ball four times, they threw an interception but this was the worst. they blocked their own punt. you don't do that in football, that helped them to a 34-13 loss at home. they don't teach you how to do that. >>> if you noticed a change in your tv viewing habits over the years there are what feels like dozens of award winning shows on right now, "madmen" "breaking bed," "downtown abbi" and it all started with "the sopranos." the book is called "the revolution was televised." nice to have you with us. >> thank you for having me. >> what changed tv drama do you think? >> well, what happened was in the middle to late '90s, so many more channels were producing so much programming the audience fractured. one of the time the goal was we'll get it as big as possible and dumb it down, now the aud
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